International Insurance

International Insurance

General Information

All international students must have health insurance while studying at Phoenix College. Once registered for classes, the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) will be automatically provided to you and it will be added to your tuition fees.

Medical Services

Whenever you are in need of medical attention make sure you follow the guidelines provided in the information below as this can help reduce costs significantly.

How to Find a Doctor

Use an in-network (PPO) doctor whenever possible. Note: You are not required to see in-network doctors; however, if you choose to see a doctor who is not an in-network provider, you will have to pay 40% of Usual and Reasonable charges.

To find an in-network provider, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to and click “Find a Doctor” in the upper- right corner.
  2. Click on link that reads, “Plans through your employer or school.”
  3. Under “Search Location” enter your city and state or ZIP code.
  4. Under “Select a Plan” choose “PICK.” Expand the Medical Plans option and select “PPO” then click on “Choose.” Click “Search.”
  5. Select a doctor from the list. Phone the doctor’s office to make an appointment.
  6. Tell them you have Cigna’s PPO Network.


Please note the following levels for coinsurance, deductibles, copays, and other costs of this coverage.






$50 pp, per policy year

Covered Percentage

100% of preferred allowance

60% of usual and customary charges, after deductible

Office Visit Co-pay

$25 per visit

$25 per visit

Urgent Care Co-pay

$25 per visit

$25 per visit

Emergency Room Co-pay

$250 per visit (waived if admitted to the hospital)

$250 per visit (waived if admitted to the hospital)

Prescription Drugs

Paid at 65% per prescription (up to 31  day supply)

65% of usual and customary charges, after deductible

Out-of-Pocket Maximum

$6,350 per person, per policy year/ $12,700 per family per policy year

No maximum

Important Resources

To create your Insurance Account 

  1. Visit
  2. Select Maricopa Community College District and the International Student Health Insurance plan from the dropdown menus. click "View Your Plan."
  3. On your school's web page, click the icon that says "Insurance ID Card" to be redirected to the Member Portal.
  4. If you have already created an account, sign in with your student email address and password.
  5. If you do not already have an account, click "Create Account" in the upper right corner.
  6. Fill in your name, date of birth, student email address, and student ID number (starts with 3).